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The effect of gender and age on the association between weight status and health-related quality of life in Australian adolescents

Bolton,K, Kremer,P, Rossthorn,N, Moodie,M, Gibbs,L, Waters,E, Swinburn,B and de Silva,A 2014, The effect of gender and age on the association between weight status and health-related quality of life in Australian adolescents, BMC public health, vol. 14, pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-898.

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Title The effect of gender and age on the association between weight status and health-related quality of life in Australian adolescents
Author(s) Bolton,KORCID iD for Bolton,K orcid.org/0000-0001-6721-4503
Kremer,PORCID iD for Kremer,P orcid.org/0000-0003-2476-1958
Rossthorn,N
Moodie,MORCID iD for Moodie,M orcid.org/0000-0001-6890-5250
Gibbs,L
Waters,E
Swinburn,B
de Silva,A
Journal name BMC public health
Volume number 14
Start page 1
End page 8
Publisher BioMed Central
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2014
ISSN 1471-2458
Keyword(s) Adolescents
Age
Gender
Health-related quality of life
Obesity
Weight status
Science & Technology
Life Sciences & Biomedicine
Public, Environmental & Occupational Health
BODY-MASS INDEX
OBESE CHILDREN
OVERWEIGHT CHILDREN
POPULATION
CHILDHOOD
AQOL-6D
IMPACT
YOUTH
Summary Evidence suggests an inverse relationship between excess weight and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in children and adolescents, however little is known about whether this association is moderated by variables such as gender and age. This study aimed to investigate these relationships.
Language eng
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-14-898
Field of Research 170105 Gender Psychology
Socio Economic Objective 920299 Health and Support Services not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2014, BioMed Central
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30069355

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